Threats and Attacks

Monthly report: January 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 120 influencers like SecurityWeek and Security Affairs, discussing hashtags such as #cybersecurity , #infosec and #security.
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Disk-wiping malware, phishing and espionage: How Iran's cyber attack capabilities stack up

On Jan 8, 2020
@teamcymru shared
Hard-disk-wiping #malware, #phishing and #espionage: How #Iran's cyber capabilities stack up #infosec https://t.co/WXwZse3Ebe https://t.co/R99jFZ12eb
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US warns that cyberattacks could be part of Iran's plans as tensions rise. This is what Iran's current offensive cyber capabilities look like.

www.zdnet.com
On Jan 8, 2020
@teamcymru shared
Hard-disk-wiping #malware, #phishing and #espionage: How #Iran's cyber capabilities stack up #infosec https://t.co/WXwZse3Ebe https://t.co/R99jFZ12eb
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Disk-wiping malware, phishing and espionage: How Iran's cyber attack capabilities stack up

US warns that cyberattacks could be part of Iran's plans as tensions rise. This is what Iran's current offensive cyber capabilities look like.

Our 5-minute guide to security awareness training

On Jan 27, 2020
@attcyber shared
Breach of confidential data, #phishing attacks and #ransomware are among top #security concerns for UK businesses; @ITPro offers #cybersecurity awareness training tips to build resilience https://t.co/zkgbdBKEYx https://t.co/my2b9KGoby
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How security awareness training can build resilience in your business and reduce the likelihood of a successful cyber attack

www.itpro.co.uk
On Jan 27, 2020
@attcyber shared
Breach of confidential data, #phishing attacks and #ransomware are among top #security concerns for UK businesses; @ITPro offers #cybersecurity awareness training tips to build resilience https://t.co/zkgbdBKEYx https://t.co/my2b9KGoby
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Our 5-minute guide to security awareness training

How security awareness training can build resilience in your business and reduce the likelihood of a successful cyber attack

6 ways to protect yourself from an Iranian cyberattack

On Jan 15, 2020
@drericcole shared
The Iranian cyberattack is IMMINENT. Americans MUST KNOW the danger we're in now. We need to be protecting our assets! https://t.co/ME0ZfD5Rrs
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A top cybersecurity expert offers tips on what companies and local governments can do to help protect themselves against an Iranian cyberattack now that tensions are high in the Middle East.

www.cnbc.com
On Jan 15, 2020
@drericcole shared
The Iranian cyberattack is IMMINENT. Americans MUST KNOW the danger we're in now. We need to be protecting our assets! https://t.co/ME0ZfD5Rrs
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6 ways to protect yourself from an Iranian cyberattack

A top cybersecurity expert offers tips on what companies and local governments can do to help protect themselves against an Iranian cyberattack now that tensions are high in the Middle East.

U.S. CISA Agency warns of possible cyber attacks from Iran

On Jan 4, 2020
@securityaffairs shared
@GianfrancoIncar @GiulioTerzi @mrtlgu U.S. #CISA Agency warns of possible cyber attacks from #Iran https://t.co/AoW4HpO3vQ #securityaffairs #hacking #Solemaini
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US Government fears a new wave of cyber attacks from Iran as retaliation for the airstrike that killed Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani at the Baghdad airport in Iraq. Christopher C. Krebs, Director of Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warned of a potential new wave of ...

securityaffairs.co
On Jan 4, 2020
@securityaffairs shared
@GianfrancoIncar @GiulioTerzi @mrtlgu U.S. #CISA Agency warns of possible cyber attacks from #Iran https://t.co/AoW4HpO3vQ #securityaffairs #hacking #Solemaini
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U.S. CISA Agency warns of possible cyber attacks from Iran

US Government fears a new wave of cyber attacks from Iran as retaliation for the airstrike that killed Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani at the Baghdad airport in Iraq. Christopher C. Krebs, ...

Episode 173: Iran’s Cyber Payback for Soleimani Killing may have a Long Fuse

On Jan 12, 2020
@teamcymru shared
Episode 173: #Iran's #Cyber Payback for Soleimani Killing may have a Long Fuse #infosec https://t.co/D8yQoDzo4i https://t.co/Ui5FZzhbUm
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Speculation is growing that Iran's main response to the killing of General Solemani might be online. We talk with an expert about what it might look like.

securityledger.com
On Jan 12, 2020
@teamcymru shared
Episode 173: #Iran's #Cyber Payback for Soleimani Killing may have a Long Fuse #infosec https://t.co/D8yQoDzo4i https://t.co/Ui5FZzhbUm
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Episode 173: Iran’s Cyber Payback for Soleimani Killing may have a Long Fuse

Speculation is growing that Iran's main response to the killing of General Solemani might be online. We talk with an expert about what it might look like.

Threat Posed by Iran to Industrial Systems After Killing of Top General

On Jan 8, 2020
@EduardKovacs shared
Cybersecurity professionals comment on the threat posed by Iran to critical infrastructure and industrial control systems (ICS) after the US killed Iranian general Qassem Soleimani. https://t.co/19YbwzH5dr #ICS
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Cybersecurity professionals comment on the threat posed by Iran to critical infrastructure and industrial control systems (ICS) after the US killed Iranian general Qassem Soleimani

www.securityweek.com
On Jan 8, 2020
@EduardKovacs shared
Cybersecurity professionals comment on the threat posed by Iran to critical infrastructure and industrial control systems (ICS) after the US killed Iranian general Qassem Soleimani. https://t.co/19YbwzH5dr #ICS
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Threat Posed by Iran to Industrial Systems After Killing of Top General

Cybersecurity professionals comment on the threat posed by Iran to critical infrastructure and industrial control systems (ICS) after the US killed Iranian general Qassem Soleimani

Mitsubishi Electric discloses data breach, media blame China-linked APT

On Jan 20, 2020
@securityaffairs shared
#Mitsubishi Electric discloses #databreach, media blame #China-linked #APT https://t.co/HQXvk7KAax #securityaffairs #hacking
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Mitsubishi Electric disclosed a security breach that might have exposed personal and confidential corporate information. Mitsubishi Electric disclosed a security breach that might have exposed personal and confidential corporate data. ...

securityaffairs.co
On Jan 20, 2020
@securityaffairs shared
#Mitsubishi Electric discloses #databreach, media blame #China-linked #APT https://t.co/HQXvk7KAax #securityaffairs #hacking
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Mitsubishi Electric discloses data breach, media blame China-linked APT

Mitsubishi Electric disclosed a security breach that might have exposed personal and confidential corporate information. Mitsubishi Electric disclosed a security breach that might have ...

Speakers

On Feb 1, 2020
@joshcorman shared
RT @allanfriedman: Catch @_odddie_ and @joshcorman talking about #SBOM today at 4pm at @shmoocon https://t.co/LZTg7Cd2Mx
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Be an IoT Safety Hero: Policing Unsafe IoT through the Consumer Product Safety Commission Andrea Matwyshyn and Elliot Kaye The persistent vulnerability of many IoT devices is a source of concern for security researchers and policymakers alike. In this talk Commissioner Elliot Kaye of the ...

www.shmoocon.org
On Feb 1, 2020
@joshcorman shared
RT @allanfriedman: Catch @_odddie_ and @joshcorman talking about #SBOM today at 4pm at @shmoocon https://t.co/LZTg7Cd2Mx
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Speakers

Be an IoT Safety Hero: Policing Unsafe IoT through the Consumer Product Safety Commission Andrea Matwyshyn and Elliot Kaye The persistent vulnerability of many IoT devices is a source of ...

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Internet and Enterprise Security News, Threats, Insights and Expert Analysis #SCADA #infosec Coverage

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Pierluigi Paganini, founder of Security Affairs and Cybaze SPA, ENISA ETL Group, Ethical Hacker, Researcher, Security Evangelist, Security Analyst.

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Contributing Editor @SecurityWeek - I cover ICS security, data breaches, vulnerabilities, mobile security, cybercrime, malware, and industry news

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We exist to enable organizations to identify and eradicate threats within their network by providing unique insight that saves and improves human lives

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Cyber Defense Magazine - The Premier Source for IT Security and Compliance Information. https://t.co/9xvFP5HmN0.

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AT&T Cybersecurity’s Edge-to-Edge technologies provide phenomenal threat intelligence, collaborative defense and security without the seams.

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Mirko Zorz, Editor in Chief of Help Net Security and (IN)SECURE Magazine.

Follow 46.9k Followers

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Tech news and insights from @Forbes.

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CRO at F-Secure ● Reverse Engineer ● TED Speaker ● Supervillain

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Threatpost is the first stop for fast-breaking security news, conversations and analysis from around the world.

Follow 179.3k Followers

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Security Professional, Solutions Architect @Netskope, Creator of the Cyber Attacks Timelines @ https://t.co/RnFnls63gp Tweets are my own!

Follow 4.6k Followers

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On a mission to bring my message to millions: to make cyber space a safe place to live, work, and raise a family - Let's stop making it easy for the adversary

Follow 50.1k Followers

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Chief Security Officer @PTC | Protector | Philosopher | Strategist | Co-Founder https://t.co/FOfIaMx5Tk https://t.co/szaUmgPzwT

Follow 39.1k Followers

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Head of Security - @CashApp at @Square. Prev: Co-founder/CTO @Capsule8, @TrailofBits. “The Mac Hacker’s Handbook,” “iOS Hacker’s Handbook.” Personal acct.

Follow 37.6k Followers

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Founder @TheHackersNews, Cyber Security Analyst, Infosec Blogger, Tech Writer, Speaker, Hacker, Thinker, Traveller / Contact: [email protected]

Follow 32.0k Followers

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Most trusted, widely-read independent #cybersecurity news source for everyone; supported by hackers and IT professionals — Send TIPs to [email protected]

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FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies, nation-state grade #threatintel, and world-renowned @Mandiant consulting.

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Kaspersky is the world’s largest privately held vendor of Internet security solutions for businesses and consumers. For help and support, tweet @kl_support

Follow 307.0k Followers

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Journalist - cybersecurity/national security. Author of COUNTDOWN TO ZERO DAY: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon. Speaker. Signal user

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#RSAC: Where the world talks #security

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